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DriveClub VR appears to still be on track

A ratings listing for DriveClub VR suggests that the game remains in the works despite the closure of its developer. The Entertainment Software Rating Board has published a new listing for the PS4 title for the US market, complete with an E (Everyone) rating. The page also points to the …

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Interview: Codemasters on Dirt Rally, Evolution and the company’s bright future

It’s been a tough few years for Codemasters. The UK-based outfit has struggled to get off the ground with the PS4 and Xbox One. Meanwhile, its ventures into non-racing territory – such as last year’s Overlord: Fellowship of Evil – proved disappointing. In fact, Codemasters closed its non-racing operations in …

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Codemasters back on track after posting first profit in five years

Racing firm Codemasters has made its first operational profit in five years and predicts ‘double digit’ growth going forwards. The news follows the publisher’s acquisition of the Evolution team, the creators of games such as DriveClub and Motorstorm. Speaking to MCV, Codemasters CEO Frank Sagnier said that the firm had …

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Codemasters ‘in a growth cycle again’

Any concerns about the viability of Codemasters appear to have been abated with news of its deal to acquire the talent behind Evolution Studios. It was reported this morning that the Evolution team, behind Sony’s Driveclub, is being integrated into Codemasters, with founder Mike Hocking becoming VP of product development. …

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‘UK games development is as strong as ever, despite closures’

The UK games development sector is stronger than ever, despite the collapse of three major studios, say leading experts. Over the past month, Xbox has announced it will close Fable makers Lionhead (pictured), Sony will shut DriveClub creators Evolution, while Activision has announced redundancies at Guitar Hero developers FreeStyleGames. I …

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